Tuesday, February 23, at 92-year life died Ramon Castro – elder brother Fidel Castro, reports TASS with reference to the state television of Cuba.
Ramon Castro was one of the key figures of the Cuban revolution, collaborated with the Movement July 26, in charge of the supply of arms and provisions to the revolutionaries.
After the victory of 1959 was engaged in agriculture, held high positions in the Ministry of agriculture and the Ministry of sugar. He owned a great number of agricultural initiatives. Awarded the title of Hero of labour of the Republic of Cuba.